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RE: [NTO] Registry Export/Import From DOS: Win XP Pro

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  • Jody
    Hi Ruben, Thanks. I was finally able to do it with a mixture of editing the registry and deleting folders. ... Happy Topics, Jody The NoteTab Off-Topic List
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 21, 2002
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      Hi Ruben,

      Thanks. I was finally able to do it with a mixture of editing
      the registry and deleting folders.

      > regedit F:\WINXP\bbb.reg
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: Jody
      >To: NoteTab Off-Topic
      >Sent: 21-2-02 1:51
      >Subject: [NTO] Registry Export/Import From DOS: Win XP Pro
      >
      >Hi All,
      >
      >This is probably a generic type question, but I'm in WinXP Pro
      >FWIW.
      >
      >The short of it is, how do I install (Import) a registry file
      >from DOS in XP Pro? My Exported registry is the following where
      >XP is installed.
      >
      >F:\WINXP\bbb.reg
      >
      >The long of it, what I am trying to do and why...
      >
      >When I tried to reinstall IE6 last week, it created a very big
      >mess along with me having to unplug a lot of hardware for the
      >install and plugging it back in one at a time because of it
      >hosing everything up and me needed to reformat and install XP Pro
      >again. Anyway, after about a two hour install when I finally
      >figured out the problems of what should have been 30-60 minutes
      >according to Windows <g>, my IE image display it still messed up
      >as you noticed in my other post. Because of that I could not
      >read the screen to make a user account (which I found out later
      >that was at the screen I was at. I just kept tying in some
      >letters and then return. So, now I have 37+ registry entries
      >with "bbbbbbb" as various folder names. I tried to go into the
      >registry and rename them all to "jwa", but then Windows makes a
      >number of backup system folders.000 (or bbbbbbb.sojourner) that
      >cannot be deleted from Windows. It would be a long process to do
      >them all from DOS. (I also tried to Export the registry, make my
      >changes in NoteTab and then Import it, but that fails because of
      >folders being in use.
      >
      >Thanks!
      >Jody
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      Happy Topics,
      Jody

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